31. The Brush tool


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31. The Brush tool

(Music playing) Deke's Photoshop? Deke's Photoshop? Top 40! All right gang, here is this crazy hair image from photographer Stas Perov. Now we've gotten this far with her mask. We've managed to identify the hair detail using feature #33 the Calculations command. Then we selected the arms and the dress using feature #32, the Pen tool. Now what we need to do is increase the contrast of this image so that she and her hair are perfectly white and the background is perfectly dark.

We're going to achieve that effect using Photoshop feature #31, the Brush tool. Now the Brush tool has all sorts of uses inside of Photoshop. It's ultimately a free-form painting tool that you can control using the Brushes palette if you like, and I can bring up the Brushes palette by clicking on this little icon up here in the Options bar. So there's all sorts of brushes that you can choose from. The Brush tool also responds to pressure sensitivity, so if you have something like a Wacom In...

31. The Brush tool
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31. The Brush tool provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Top 40

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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